Ed Department To Release Extra IDEA Funds, New Guidance
[Source: Disability Scoop]
Schools across the country are set to receive billions of dollars — and some new guidance — to help meet the needs of students with disabilities amid the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The U.S. Department of Education said that it has sent more than $3 billion to states to support students served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The funding comes as part of the American Rescue Plan, a massive government pandemic relief package approved in March.
“We know that COVID-19 and disruptions in access to in-person learning over the last year have taken a disproportionate toll on America’s children with disabilities, who, far
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